Obama faces stiff resistance from Democrats on proposed free-trade pacts with Europe and Asia

  • Article by: TOM RAUM , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 15, 2013 - 11:25 AM

WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama pushes an ambitious agenda to liberalize global trading, political trade wars already are forming, and they're with fellow Democrats rather than with Republicans, his usual antagonists.

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vlombardyJun. 15, 13 9:06 AM

NAFTA cost the US 700,000 jobs in 14 years, and turned a 1.6 billion trade surplus with Mexico into a 96 billion trade deficit by 2010. Why would anyone think another "free trade" agreement would result in anything different? The destruction of the US economy continues regardless of who's in charge.

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